Comparative Archaeology Database, University of Pittsburgh
Asiento Viejo Dataset
This dataset complements the book Asiento Viejo and the Development of the Río Parita Chiefdom, Panama by Mikael John Haller (available from the University of Pittsburgh Center for Comparative Archaeology). It provides detailed data on the locations of Río Parita archaeological sites and artifact collections, and on the materials recovered from them, all of which are discussed in full in the printed volume.
The Table of Contents of the published volume is as follows:
- Chapter 1: Theoretical Background
- Chapter 2: Methodology
- Chapter 3: Settlement Patterns of the Early Occupation Sequence
- Chapter 4: Emergence of Regional Settlement Hierarchies
- Chapter 5: Demography and Warfare
- Chapter 6: Exchange and Craft Production
- Chapter 7: Control over Subsistence Resources
- Chapter 8: Conclusions
Funding to collect the data presented here was provided by a National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Grant (Award No. BCS-0139005).
Haller, Mikael J. (2008a) Asiento Viejo and the Development of the Río Parita Chiefdom, Panama. University of Pittsburgh Memoirs in Latin American Archaeology, No. 19.Haller, Mikael J. (2008b) Asiento Viejo Dataset. Comparative Archaeology Database, University of Pittsburgh. URL: <http://www.cadb.pitt.edu>.
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These data files are organized in the form of ASCII text files that can be read directly or easily imported to an application program such as a database manager or statistics package.
|Site Data: Information on each site recorded in the Río Parita study area.||Collection Lot Data: Information on each collection lot in the Río Parita study area, its surface conditions, and the classes of material recovered.|
|Ceramic Density Data: Information on the ceramics recovered from each collection lot in the Río Parita study area and their Density Area Indexes.|
In addition there is spatial information in the form of a map provided as an AutoCAD DXF file.
|Spatial Information: Map with the location of each numbered site and collection lot in the Río Parita study area.|
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